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An alternative, alternative energy source

After living on Martha's Vineyard for more than 20 years, I have come to believe that because we are an island, we have the unique ability and now, a window of opportunity, to become self-sustaining by creating our own electrical power.

Chicks and children

As many as 200 people showed up Saturday at the Chilmark Community Center to enjoy a day filled with family activiities, crafts, games, food, live animals — all in support of the Chilmark Preschool.

Mother’s Day

Friends and families gathered across the Island to celebrate Mother's Day on Sunday, while some made a weekend of it.

Gay Head “” lights up

On Sunday, the Gay Head lighthouse was open to the public for the first time this season.

Alison Smith

Alison Smith, 29, of Boston and formerly of Edgartown died suddenly on Sunday, May 9, at Tufts Medical Center.

Shellfishermen provide a valuable service

To the Editor:The article entitled "Oak Bluffs shellfishermen air gripes, reap rewards" (May 6) perhaps missed the point.

What to do with those old mattresses – an environmentally helpful solution

Several years ago, Mike and Pat Chmura, owners of East Chop Sleep Shop, had a logistical and environmental dilemma that needed solving.

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at MV Museum

Bonnie Stacy is the new curator at the Martha's Vineyard Museum.

Cafe Moxie on hold

Disappointing to say the least, but 48 Main Street in Vineyard Haven, the site of Cafe Moxie, is probably losing another season.


"The article that appeared in the May 6 issue [of the Times] was not productive.

Info pics

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Unlucky Nantucket Sound

The unfortunate aspect of the Cape Wind project is that it is a good project but in the wrong place.

Water is Life Festival in photos

The Water is Life Festival, sponsored by National Geographic and World Waterway, concluded Sunday evening at the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown, after a weekend full of events — from a book signing and authors' reception to a movie screening and concert.

An honor to have served

I am writing to inform the Martha's Vineyard community that I have resigned from my position of executive director of Women Empowered.


Although May Day is not a widely celebrated tradition in the States, the spirit and customs are a key attribute in the uniqueness of the Chilmark School.

The eyes have it

Glaucoma is defined as an increase in interlobular pressure (IOP) caused by impairment of normal drainage of fluid inside the eye.


Wonderful news! Cheryl Holenko is celebrating being cancer free after successful rounds of chemotherapy and radiation last year.

West Tisbury

The subtlety of shad bush blooming in its quiet way was last week.